25 Jun 2024

Post Office Scandal: Horizon engineer defends IT system

Chief Correspondent

A former Fujitsu engineer who helped to design the flawed Horizon IT system has told the Post Office inquiry that it had been “working well”.

Gareth Jenkins said he had been confident that any bugs in the system were being fixed quickly. And he insisted he had not understood what it meant to be an ‘expert witness’ and had never been told about the legal obligations that entailed.